The Daily Northwestern

Gong-Gershowitz wins crowded Democratic primary for 17th District state representative

Rachel Kupfer, Reporter

March 20, 2018

Filed under City, Latest Stories

Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz has bested four other candidates in the Democratic primary for the Illinois 17th District state representative seat, moving one step closer to filling the open position. State Rep. Laura Fine, who served...

Republican House challengers concede to Illinois Democrats from Evanston

Kristina Karisch and Ryan Wangman

November 9, 2016

Filed under City, Election 2016, Local

Republican candidate for Congress Joan McCarthy Lasonde said her fight wasn’t over as she conceded to U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) Tuesday night. Voting results provided by the Chicago Board of Elections and Cook County Cle...

State representative sues Evanston challenger for making defamatory claims

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 8, 2014

Filed under City, Education, Local, Politics, State

State Rep. Scott Drury (D-Highwood) is suing his opponent in the upcoming election — an Evanston doctor — and others, claiming they advertised and published defamatory and false information about him to the public. Dr....